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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
romney slammed president obama's foreign policies this morning during a speech at the virginia military institute. he says the president is leading from behind instead of using the country's power to shake history. romney also portrayed the administration as weak for changing its explanation for last month's deadly attacks on the us consulate in libya. >> this latest assault cannot be blamed on a reprehensible resolving israel. no, the administration has finally conceded these attacks were the deliberate work of terrorists. >> the obama campaign is dismillsing romney's speech -- is -- is dismissioning romney's speech -- dismissing romney's speech,. >>> the president is arriving here in the bay area. he's in kern county right now to dedicate a memorial to the late leader cesar chavez. he's speaking there. you can barely see him. he's greeting some supporters there. we'll have a report shortly from san francisco on the president's here to the bay area. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early, just head to your county election office. however, most c
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
handled israel, poland and london. >> reporter: one of romney's advisers says his speech in about an hour will be a stark contrast of that ad. reporting in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> right now, the vice presidential candidates are preparing for their debate that's happen on thursday in danville, kentucky. political observers say -- >> i am sure that vice president biden got a phone call from the white house and said, you know, look, we -- you know, we didn't go after governor romney as much and so you have gotta turn up the heat. >> i think both men will be very prepared. >> analysts say there's pressure on ryan to show that he's potential presidential material in his first national debate. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to avoid early, head to our county office. most offices will be closed today because of columbus day. ballots will be mailed tomorrow from the post office. >>> hugo chavez has been re- elected after his closest race yet. he won re-election with 54% of the vote. his dhaller -- his challenger took 45% of the vote. chavez
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
romney. in his speech last night, president obama criticized mitt romney's plan. >> the centerpiece of mitt romney's plan is a $5 trillion tax cut skewed toward the wealthy. he's been pitching this plan for almost two years now. >> boo! >> no, no. don't boo. vote! >> reporter: there were protesters as well. people protesting the crackdown on medical marijuana. there were anti-war protesters an romney supporters as well were gathered -- and romney support as well were gathered. you are looking at some highway patrol officers who just arrived here about five minutes ago. it looks like they are preparing possibly for the presidential motorcade that will probably happen here sometime in the next couple of hours. the streets are closed to vehicle traffic. you can see pedestrians are getting through here just fine. we've seen some intercontinental employees actually having to go to the police and show them their work i.d.s just so they can get through. it is pretty high security. now the, the president will -- now, the president will leave here and head to ohio where he will address the crow
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
between president barack obama and mitt romney. in his speech president barack obama criticized mr. romney's tax plan. >> the centerpiece is a 5 trillion-dollar tax cut cued towards the wealth -- cued towards the wealthy. he has been pitching this plan for almost five years now. >> reporter: it is one of three funds raisers he attendped and there was a tech round table where people paid $40,000 a ticket to meet with with the president and the president is scheduled to depart at 9:25 this morning and these roads will remain closed to pedestrian traffic and then the president heads to ohio for a fundraiser to address the crowd at ohio state university. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> we have the president's speech on the website and you will find the video in the video player on the right of our page. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney will join the president after a stop in ohio and he told people he is confident he will be the next president of the united states. >> we cannot go on the path we are on and we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> m
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
protected speeches. >>> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion-dollar tax cut on top of that. >> i don't have a tax cut, i don't have a tax cut. >> and last night's presidential debate, they traded jabs on everything from healthcare to tax cuts. >> polls show it was a good night for mitt romney. ken joins us this morning live with more reaction, good morning, ken. >> reporter: if you look at the polls those people who were watching the debate last night felt governor romney won this very first round. we were here at the university of denver in an outside area where students and faculty were watching this debate outside in the cold and that sound bite you just played concerning the 5 trillion-dollar tax cut held people off guard making the claim on governor mitt romney he wanted to cut taxes by $5 trillion and to hear mitt romney flat out denied that is what he wanted to do in the debate last night. he mentioned some of the polling -- now the people we spoke to students and faculty came in supporting the faculty and they came in and said their candidate won and
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
presidential nominee mitt romney is scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. coming up at 6:15, the changes romney says he would make in u.s. middle east policy and the results of poll in the presidential race. >>> early voting begins in california today. if you want to vote early head to your county election office, but most county offices are closed today because of columbus day. ballots for people voting by mail will be sent tomorrow when the post office reopens from the holiday. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> today california gasoline prices are setting another record. a gallon averages $4.67 a gallon. now governor brown is taking a step that could bring prices down. he told the state air resources board to transition into winter blend gasoline now instead of waiting until halloween. some refineries already transitioned to making refinery gas. >>> relief at the pump can't come soon enough for california drivers. some people like cab drivers and delivery people have to pay for gas just to do t
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the last time. >>> the republican nominee gives a speech on foreign policy in virginia tomorrow. an average of polls by real clear politics shows romney about even with mr. obama in florida and virginia. >> we're saying, put it on the label and let people make choices for themselves. >>> coming up at 10:30, we will look at both sides of a california proposition that could have an impact on american agriculture and the food you feed your family. >>> gas prices all over the state reached record highs today rising another 4-cents just overnight. the average price of a gallon of regular in california is just $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. a year ago it was $4.67. ann rubin tells us what's behind another gas spike. >> reporter: californians are now paying a record amount. >> i think these prices are ridiculous. >> people working, they need a break. it's too high. way too high. >> reporter: i -- >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> reporter: but eprhen has no choice. the cab driver has been calculating how much extra he has to work to make the limit. >> the costs does not c
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
choice they have to make. >> chris: governor romney plans to make a major foreign policy speech in next two days. do the two of you think the president engaged in a cover-up in his and the administration's explanation of what and at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> i'll let others decide that, there are democrats and republicans in congress calling for an investigation, as we need to have. the response was slow, confused, inconsistent. they first said that it was a youtube video and a spontaneous mob and now we know it was a planned terrorist attack. if this was one tragic incident that would be a tragedy in and of itself but it is part of a biure of the fact the obama foreign policy is unraveling, literally, before our eyes and our tv screens and, what mitt romney is going to do, is lay out a very different vision for foreign policy. one, that is a policy of american strength versus what i articulate or claim the president's policy is one of weakness, we are seeing the ugly fruits of the obama foreign policy unravel around the world on our tv screens, syria, 20,000 dead people,
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
challenger emphasized america's need for a new direction. mitt romney was in virginia today. during his speech he accused the president of having a immoral federal spending plan. >> he would continue to spend more than we take in. that is immoral and wrong. if i am president, i will cut federal spending. >> earlier mitt romney addressed foreign policy issues. >>> new numbers on the race for president. president obama stayed even at 48% before and after the debate. mitt romney gained 2.5 points. the average was taken before a drop in the dropless rate that was announced friday. -- jobless rate that was announced. "like" ktvu channel 2 news on facebook and you will find a presidential quiz there. >>> ktvu's cara liu talks to the election's chief about a startling statistic. >> reporter: he voted early today because he is leaving the country for 10 months. >> if you care anything about the country, this is the one thing you can do. >> reporter: as it turns out young voters are 4 times more likely to have their ballots thrown out because of a rejected signature. >> it is important. >> r
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
after night he can't always say the same. >>> mitt romney meantime scheduled to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. according to his prepared remarks, he will propose a new assertive role for the u.s. in syria, more sanctions on iran, and a change in the u.s. policy in the middle east. the republican nominee will portray president obama as a weak leader. >>> in overnight news back here in the bay area oakland police are investigating a shooting that happened just after 11:00 last night on church street. police say the victims showed up to the east mont police station in a car that was riddled with bullet holes. we don't know the victims condition this morning but so far no arrests have been made. >>> an investigation is under way after a body was found inside a car in east oakland. the body was found at about 5:00 last night at richy and olive streets. police say it was wrapped in cloth and appeared to have been in that car for awhile. investigators have not yet said if the body is that of a man or woman. >>> time now 4:32. candle light vigil
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
morning and in a speech last night, he said mitt romney's economic plan would be bad for the country. >> i have seen too much pain and struggle to let this country get hit with another top down economics. -- is another round of top down economics. >> a tech round table war 25 supports -- where 25 supporters paid $40,000 each, the president was heard and they were there to support president barack obama. >> i want to give all the support i can and i get to see the president. >> protesters also showed up to greet the president. there were protesters against the war and protesters against the crackdown on medical marijuana. >>> in criticizing mitt romney for cutting public funding for public television including sesame street, elmo is now on the run. >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban. he is driving for the border. >> now that comment is being interpreted as a comment to o.j. simpson who fled in a white bronco after his wife was killed. >>> meantime mitt romney is sounding more confident on the campaign trail coming up at 6:15, the new poll members showing the strong presidential
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm PDT
30. the confidence some say romney is now showing and we follow the president's speech in san francisco. we will have more of what he said at 10:30 and the one mistake you don't want to make on election day. is it could mean your vote wouldn't count. >>> and a controversial political display in a neighborhood that some are calling racist. what the owner of the property told us when we confronted him. >> new, people gathered for emotional vigil in honor of a retired schoolteacher. investigators say the 55-year- old was stabbed and beaten to death in her home last friday night. patty lee. >> reporter: several dozen people are still here on the scene as you can see but this is a much smaller crowd than what was here earlier. the vigil started around 8:30. family, friends and students trying to come to term was their loss. tonight the family returned to the house where the 55-year-old wife and mother of four was killed friday night. also here friends who described her a long time teacher as a mother figure to everybody she met. >> kind of expecting her to come back and say no worr
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
foreign policy speech today. the changes romney said he would make in middle east policy. >>> early voting in california. if you want to vote early head to your county election office. most offices will be closed today because of columbus today. ballots for those voting by mail will be sent tomorrow. 32 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. >>> u.s. park police officers shot at a would-be car thief who is accused of trying to run him over. it started at 6:30 saturday night when officers saw the suspect trying to steal a car on lincoln boulevard. investigators say the suspect jumped into a tan buick that was waiting nearby and drove toward the officer. the police are looking for that vehicle. >>> a judge will soon decide whether or not to postpone pg&e pipeline hearings. the ongoing hearings follow the deadly explosion in san bruno two years ago. on friday the california public utilities commission filed a motion to postpone the hearings until next month. jerry hill says he will ask the judge to reject that request. >>> power has been restored to thousa
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
speech. the university spokesman said they were free speech and officials made efforts to maintain a safe climate. >>> president obama rallied 12,000 supporters at a park in debver. -- in denver. he accused mitt romney of misleading voters and joked it wasn't the real mitt romney on stage with him last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed o
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
tell us about an old video that is resurfacing before tonight's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney said he had nothing to do with releasing this video and it shows president barack obama is engaged in decisive class warfare. it is a speech at a historically black college and in he praises reverend rite who da -- reverend wright after he has since denounced him. >> where is your dollar, what is happening down in new orleans, makes no sense, tells me the bullet has not been taken out. >> releasing the video is a transparent to change the subject to mitt romney's more recent talks and he took a break while mitt romney went somewhere else. the two scare off from denver. reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people around the bay area are invited to watch debating parties tonight and it will be in san mateo count and antioch starting 5:30 tea party express are holding events at a group called technology for obama will hold a debate party. >>> they will challenging california's new law to ban therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbians straight. they are asking them to
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
protests are free speech. >> 7:15, a new poll shows republican presidential candidate mitt romney was the big winner in the debate last night. jacqueline live in the bureau doing fact checking about some of the statements made in that debate. >> reporter: dave, mitt romney stood out last night for being aggressive, constantly calling out president obama, keeping him on the defensive side. mitt romney also didn't back down when the two butted hads over tax plans. the president says romney's plans will raise taxes or increase the deficit. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a 5 trillion dollar tax cut on top of the extension of bush tax cuts another trillion dollars and 2 trillion in military spending they have not asked for. >> first of all i don't have a 5 trillion dollar tax cut or a tax cut of the scale you are talking about. >> romney says he will offset cuts by closing loopholes and reducing reductions but vague on which ones. they will face off again later in new york and florida. both candidates are back on the campaign trail today. mitt romney in virginia w
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
, he is running 20 minutes late, 8 say he will be using the speech to remind americans we have come too far to turn back to the policies that put the newest to a crisis. mitt romney will be speaking to a crowd in southern virginia later this hour, he issued a statement saying this is not what a real recovery looks like there is spec lakes on social media this morning -- speculation on social media that the obama administration is fudging the numbers. labor secretary said this morning that that suggestion is ludicrous. reporting live from washington dc, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> secret service has new policies after recent embarrassing scandals. among other things, new policy bans excessive drinking and sharing wok related information on web sites including facebook. all of this comes five months after more than dozen secret service agents were accused of drunken partying with prostitutes. >>> a house in fresno exploded yesterday, destroying that house and damaging others. police think yesterday's explosion was triggered by fumes from a meth lab run by a mexican drug ca
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
restart peace negotiations. >> reckless. >> reporter: just before the speech the obama campaign described his summer trip abroad and questions his first response to attacks on the u.s. embassy in libya. it is similar to what president obama said in a interview. >> governor romney has a tendency to shoot first and name later. as president you can't do that. >> reporter: till mitt romney hoping to capitalize on the momentum of his debate performance. >> reporter: international relations will take center stage at the october 22 debate. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan continued with the attack on president obama today, in michigan he said the president's foreign policy isn't working. >> two dozen nations were burning our flags. you see, if we project weakness abroad, our adversaries are more willing to test us. >> he said last month's attack in ben gonsy is not -- benghazi is not a isolated incident. paul ryan and vice president joe biden will face-off thursday night at 6:00 p.m. from kentucky and we will show it to you live right
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